Archive for May 26th, 2018

All About Dogs

[https://youtu.be/QIFZvKHcP7w] (YouTube link)One thing we all know about dogs is that they're all good dogs. This episode of Scatterbrained from Mental Floss has a lot of neat stuff about dogs, starting with trivia. Then...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/26/All-About-Dogs/

World Record Stack of Waffles

You know when you get a press release to cover a Guinness world record attempt for tallest stack of waffles & expect it to be some big commercial thing & then it's just a guy's house? This is SO MUCH BETTER. Fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/26/World-Record-Stack-of-Waffles/

Amelia Bloomer Did Not Invent Bloomers

The expected dress of a proper women in antebellum America was hot, uncomfortable, and impractical. The preferred silhouette required a cinched waist, multiple petticoats, and a floor-length skirt. All that fabric was da...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/26/Amelia-Bloomer-Did-Not-Invent-Bloomers/

Watch Your Step

[https://youtu.be/a3jGtpH4pxs] (YouTube link)KLAS-TV in Las Vegas was doing a live report from Lake Las Vegas. Photojournalist Chris Benka was walking along the dock, following the reporter's boat, and wasn't watching hi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/26/Watch-Your-Step/

In Istanbul, Drinking Coffee in Public Was Once Punishable by Death

As coffee made its way out of Ethiopia to the rest of the world, it was an insanely controversial drink. The fact that people loved and enjoyed it was enough to brand it as sinful. Ottoman Sultan Murad IV took note of th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/26/In-Istanbul-Drinking-Coffee-in-Public-Was-Once-Punishable-by-Death/




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